Former ISCS Visiting Scholar Navid Hassibi has recently co-founded a non-profit foreign policy think tank based in Ottawa, Canada - The Council on International Policy.Their online journal can be found at foreignpolicyproject.org. Their members have published in fora such as Foreign Affairs, The Economist, the Guardian, and the Huffington Post, among other outlets. They are currently accepting submissions. Click here for more information.
On Monday, December 4 Professor Stephen Biddle unpacked the problems with the U.S. military approach against the Islamic State and presented three options that the U.S. military can choose. If you missed the talk or would like to share it, the video is now available!
In The Dictator's Army, Caitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presents a compelling new argument to help us understand why authoritarian militaries sometimes fight very well—and sometimes very poorly.